|Document ID (ISN)||112492|
|Convention or series no.
||CACES - The safe driving aptitude certificate
||Le CACES - Certificat d'aptitude Ó la conduite en sÚcuritÚ [in French]|
||Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 3rd ed., Dec. 2011. 6p. Illus. Price: EUR 1.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
||Le_CACES_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in French]
||Driving power trucks and lifting equipment is restricted to workers having received suitable training. For some types of equipment that present specific hazards, drivers are furthermore required to hold a qualification delivered by the employer. This information sheet presents the CACES (French acronym for safe driving aptitude certificate), which is a good means of ensuring that drivers possess the necessary know-how and skills prior to being authorized to drive. Tables summarize the categories of equipment that require a CACES, together with the recommendation of the corresponding CNAMTS (French National Health Insurance Agency for Wage Earners).
||France; fork-lift trucks; lifting equipment; drivers; qualifications
||truck-mounted cranes; earthmoving equipment; safety guides; public OSH institutions
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Safety organization and training
Materials handling and storage
Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Transport of materials